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Bill Viola

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Live Auction: 29 January 2021 • New York

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Bill Viola

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Estimate:

80,000 - 120,000 USD

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149

Bill Viola

Bill Viola

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Estimate:

80,000 - 120,000 USD

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Description

Bill Viola

b. 1951

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color video diptych on two plasma displays 

overall: 40 by 48 by 4 1/4 in. 101.6 by 121.9 by 10.8 cm.

Executed in 2005, this work is number 4 from an edition of 7, plus 1 artist's proof. 


This work is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity signed by the artist and dated 20 Sept 2006. 

Condition report

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Provenance

James Cohan Gallery, New York
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2006

Exhibited

New York, James Cohen, Bill Viola, November - December 2005 (another example exhibited)
Bern, Kunstmuseum Bern and Cathedral of Bern, Bill Viola: Passions, April - July 2014 (another example exhibited)
Uppsala, Uppsala Cathedral, Bill Viola, Visitation Reformation, September - November 2017 (another example exhibited)
Philadelphia, Barnes Foundation, I Do Not Know What It Is I Am Like: The Art of Bill Viola, June - September 2019 (another example exhibited)